PIPELINE-CASING MAINTENANCE -- CONCLUSION METHOD REVEALS PIPE STRESSES DURING MOVEMENT TO CLEAR SHORTED CASING

Michael J. Rosenfeld, Willard A. Maxey Kiefner & Associates Inc. Worthington, Ohio A procedure has been developed that uses structural analysis of cased pipeline crossings to determine tolerable stress levels for casing maintenance that involves moving a pipeline. This method follows a review of current U.S. and Canadian pipeline regulations and design codes to determine those guidelines' allowable stresses caused by pipe movement. Part 1 of this two-part series reported on what this review

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